Cemeteries on Pelham Range to be opened to the public for clean-up and decoration

Release# 2014043001

PELHAM RANGE, AL (04/30/2014)(readMedia)-- Visitation to Pelham Range cemeteries for clean-up will be authorized Saturday and Sunday, May 3 and 4, 2014. Cemeteries will be also be open for decoration on Memorial Day weekend, Saturday through Monday, May 24 – 26, 2014.

Pelham Range is a secured military property, so visitors will be required to produce identification to security personnel in order to gain access.

Families and visitors are invited to visit Pelham Range cemeteries on these dates between the hours of 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. All visitors must enter through Gate 3 Road off of U.S. Highway 431; all other entrances into Pelham Range will remain closed.

Although military personnel may be conducting training and firing on ranges during these periods, it will not interfere with access to the cemeteries. Visitors are cautioned not to travel beyond or relocate any roadblocks or other type barricades while on Pelham Range.